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KICU
Oct 28, 2012 1:30am PDT
than two weeks away... we'll show you how the latino vote could have a big impact on election day. the last presidential debate is over ... but many people are still confused about what the polls have to say. update news starts right now. hello and welcome to update news... im rashida gilmore. and i'm bentli bejan... thank you for joining us. topping our newscast ... an anti-tax organization is suing the california state univiersity system. the group says ... the c-s-u should not be using public funds to promote proposition 30 ... which would raise some taxes to fund education. update news tim vantress is looking into the controversy and has a live report ... tim. it's election season, and professors have to be careful when speaking about issues on the ballot. the state university system is already on notice. ">>>students are seen on campus promoting election campaigns virtually every day. herlinda aguirre, president, students for quality education: "we have a possibility, we have a viable opportunity to make a stop to this cut for this year." sometimes, even teachers join them .
Telemundo
Oct 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT
alberto gracias por estar con nosotros en enfoque. estamos en esta recta final. los hispanos y latinos tenemos la oportunidad cada 4 aÑos de decidir quien serÁ nuestro primer mandatario y nunca ha habido una lecciÓn tan importante como esta. ¿por quÉ es tan importante y como es distinta de otras? >>> bueno, tenemos la responsabilidad de determinar si la ejecutorÍa de este prepz en los Últimos 4 aÑos merece una reelecciÓn. entrÓ al poder con gran esperanza para el paÍs y sobre todo para nosotros los hispanos. dijo que iba a reducir el desempleo al 5%. hoy en dÍa el desempleo estÁ peor que antes. hay 23 millones de americanos sin empleo y sin poder buscar empleo, gran parte del peso esÁa en nuestra comunidad hispana, donde el desempleo no es el 8% es el 11%. este presidente dijo que iba a mejorar la persona promedio en sus ingresos. y ha sido a al revÉs. china nos falta el respeto en intercambios comerciales. y el terrorismo estÁ peor que nunca. aquÍ en la latinoamÉrica, hemos dado las espaldas a un continente que merece Únicas atenciÓn. el Único que mencionÓ a lati
Univision
Oct 28, 2012 2:00pm PDT
punto, la pregunta es sencilla, para los latinos rr quien seria mejor presidente. barack obama, o mitt romney. la elecciÓn estÁ tan cerrada que el voto de los latinos en estados claves es fundamental. 2 hispanos respetados con mucha experiencia, los 2 han sido secretarios, uno es henry cisneros demÓcratas, ex secretario de vivienda que apoya al mrez barack obama. comenzamos con carlos debgutiÉr, republicano, ex secretario de comercio y que apoya a mitt romney. >>> secretario muchas gracias por estar con nosotros. >>> no recuerdo cuantas un entrevistos hechos antes de las elecciones esta serÁ la Última entrevista antes del 6 de noviembre. trate de resumir por quÉ los hispanos deben votar por mitt romney. >>> creo que en primer lugar es la economÍa y a los hispanos nos interesa muchÍsimo la economia, y obviamente, nos ayuda a todos, hoy en dÍa el desempleo hispano hay 2 millones de hispanos en pobreza adolescentes hispanos que estÁn el 30% de desempleo. el segundo punto es el tema de inmigraciÓn. la gente de nuestra comunidad. mitt romney lo ha dicho, Él quiere hacer una ref
NBC
Oct 28, 2012 3:30pm PDT
's sprawling military bases, so it's growing ethnic communities especially latinos around richmond. >> when i came in '98, i rarely run into a latino. >> mario dawson and his family came here from el salvador and run a bakery, he's undecided but immigration tops his concerns. >> just to become a citizen, for me, it took about 14 years. >> both sides have deployed armies of volunteers and high profile surrogates to virginia to target the state's diverse voting groups. the buzz word for both sides here is ground game. both sides have been counting on early voting to improve their chances that could be most immediately affected by this storm. we're back in a moment for the big scare today for a lot of folks on the other coast. imagine living your life with less chronic low back pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one non-narcotic pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor right away if your mood worsens, you have unusual changes in mood or behavior or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants ca
CBS
Oct 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
to this race could be arizona's latino population. carmona has a commanding lead among hispanics by more than three to one and on the campaign trail he plays up his puerto rican heritage. >> because i am one of them. they understand i understand the culture, the language, and the challenges of emigrant families. >> reporter: but latino support doesn't translate to votes, says arizona state university professor bruce merrill. >> the problem has been that the hispanics have not voted. they simply have not gone to the polls on election day. >> reporter: with the race in a dead heat... >> you have no idea how it works. >> reporter: ...the debates ever more contentious, each candidates message could depend on who actually hearings it. >> you voted against it. >> reporter: carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. >> brennan: ahead, he's a man in the middle of the campaign debate over how to slow the pace of foreclosures. show america's housing crisis is easing. the number of foreclosures nationwide are down 16% from september of last year. but in florida, one of the hardest hit states, foreclosures are
SFGTV
Oct 28, 2012 11:00am PDT
district is about -- i want to say 40% chinese. about 7-10% african-american. 30% latino, but i don't have the exact breakdown with me. then in order to sort of get a sense of the data, because there is a lot. what we did was we made pie charts for each of the groups that are groups that we're either targeting or asked about for comparison reasons. so if you look at the next chart, this chart represents 100% of the african-american students who are current 11th graders in our school system and then it shows how many are in each of the five categories. so the way to read this is that we have 323 african-american students who are current juniors. 84 of them are on-track with 110 credits plus have met their a-g markers. 153 of them have the credits, but are missing the marker. 45 are off-track with the credits. they are below 30 credits or more, or 30 credits. and then you have 24 who are moderately off-track and then 17 of our current juniors who are african-americans who are severely off-track. the next chart represents our latino students, who are current 11th graders for the cla
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 7:45pm EDT
. it particularly left of african-americans and latinos who were actually excluded from those programs or the programs despite lobbying by the liberals in the day and the naacp, the programs didn't prohibit discrimination. we know some of the suburbs we went to to have our golden age had covenants, so a lot of white people don't remember the extent to which the government helped them rise. my irish catholic family rose from desperate poverty to the middle class and literally one generation, but you've got this divide where a lot of people don't realize that they got help then you have african-americans and latinos pointing to the help they got and this terrible communication gap. how can you say you didn't get something that i didn't even know you got. that's a big problem i want the book to start to talk about. the other thing we don't think about enough and the first meaning of the title is the extent to which we all -- many of us congratulate ourselves on the movement of the 60's and we should. the civil rights movement was the greatest movement of my lifetime. feminism is why i am
Univision
Oct 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
este domingo que n pueden acudir en la seman ay los mismos votantes de latinos invitan a dar a conocer a los demás. >>> si ellos no votan ellos ahí están fallando ya que no lo están haciendo . >>> esto será el fin de semana previo a la eleccion presidencial y conozcan a los ángeles del desierto . >> > este sabado estuvimos con cierlos soleaods y este fin de semana esta en el segmento del tiempo . >>> http://www.lun.com/pages/newsdet ail.aspx?dt=2012-10-27&paginaid= 18&bodyid=0/ ---un grupo de voluntarios siguen las rutas de los inmigrantes indocumentados a su paso por texas y buscan a los que son reportados como desaparecidos.---en esta serie especial, "antonio guillen" recorrÓ esos caminos junto a los llamados Ángeles del desierto". esta mañana se alistaba para hacer su trabajo en texas su trabajo es buscar rests de inmigración que no sobrevivieron . >>> lo queu antes era una llamada a la seman aal mes ahora ya son 10 a 20 llamadas por día. >>> rafael formo esto y nafie le paga esto es voluntario junto a rafael fuimos nosotros a esta propiedad y rafael tenia informaci
Univision
Oct 27, 2012 11:00pm PDT
el horario es de las 10 de la maÑana y 4 de la tarde y los mismos latinos le dicen a los demÁs quelo hagan . >>> alli ellos estÁn fallando y tienen quehacer esto siendo ciudadanos. >>> esto serÁ en la electoral . >>> cientos d emujeres llegaron para los desaparecidos y la smadres y segÚn la pgi existen muchos cadaveres sin identificar y las isla carlotas estÁn en el epocentro y emitio la alerta del sunami y no hay informaciÓn de supuesta vÍctimas o daÑos. >>> temprano seria el huracÁn sandy y se habÍa devilidtado pero ahora sigue siendo 1 y por el paso d l caribe dejo 40 muertos hoy sabado los candidatos pospusieron la visita y mitt romney cambio de ruta pasamos con estefani y con el tiempo y en un dÍa como hoy y terminos generales etsamos en un atmosfera buena y mÁs adelante esperamos probabolidad de lluvia con brisa desde la costa y esperamos vientos ligeros y hacia el norte esta dejando precipitaciones y estaremos bajo el domnio y por su parte esta a la espera del huracvan sandy y puede dejar esto muy peligroso pero estarÁ girando posiblemente hasta maÑana y el imp
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
and latinos and women want to make their own healthcare decisions. the republicans say we know what's best for you. >> joining us now is the anchor of "fox news sunday," chris wallace. >> good morning. >> they have got colorado, ohio, two very important states. >> we also had two senators from virginia and wisconsin all within the margin of error. one may be up by a point or two but they're all within the margin of error and these states could easily decide the election. in the case of romney, if he wins florida and north carolina, which he has to win, if he wins virginia and ohio and one more state, any other state, then he's the president. if he loses ohio, if he could win wisconsin and colorado, he could win. it really is -- i think at this point the candidates who are crisscrossing the country talking themselves hoarse is not about changing minds, it's get out the vote. get more supporters to the polls. >> this is like a jigsaw chest board with different combinations. one from column a and b. from your point of view, what should we look out for? ohio, is that where the race could be de
MSNBC
Oct 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
the latino community. this is a new phenomenon. george bush acknowledged it. they will have a deep interest in getting that done. the political case, oh, if barack obama is reelected, absolutely not. we are all in agreement. it's the exact same dynamics. i think there's a persuasive case. as a republican, i'm wondering if you think the same thing? >> george w. bush tried to propose bipartisan immigration reform. it was sunk. >> that is just not tree to say it was both parties. labor always opposed these, did the tough thing, bit down, went to their members, members that are suspicious of this and sold them that bill. this is mccain/kennedy. in 2008, when the candidates were running, john mccain took his name off the bill. it's not true it was killed by both parties. >> let's talk about what barack obama has done. he hasn't proposed a plan. one thing that comes out of the book is president obama doesn't enjoy the policy negotiations with congress. itis not his thing. >> why wuld you enjoy that? you would have to be a masochist to enjoy that. >> it's how you pass it. bill clinton did enjoy it
PBS
Oct 28, 2012 10:00am PDT
protestants. during this time, many latinos also observe what they call the day of the dead, when it's believed the spirits of the departed return to earth. >>> finally, as we reported, for muslims around the world, the hajj the traditional pilgrimage to mecca began this week. for muslim children at the dar al hijrah islamic center in falls church, virginia, there is a mock hajj where they learn what pilgrims to mecca do by pretending to do the same things at their weekend school. our guide was imam johari abdul-malik. >> the journey to this house once in your lifetime is, in the islamic tradition, a requirement. and so people will leave their familiar and they will come to this house established by abraham. but 6 million people cannot fit inside this house and so people will pray around the house. seven circuits around the ka'ba is the tradition. and in the corner of the ka'ba, there is the black stone, which, it is believed by muslims, to have fallen from heaven. when hagar was left in mecca, by abraham, with her baby, she was looking for water. and the tradition says that where sh
SFGTV
Oct 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
years plus and had latino and other community connections. we have heard about a so-called community process that was supposedly involved and what we find out is aside from the many problems that we have pointed out here previously the more we learn the more there are very questionable issues with regard to that process. the so-called mediator was found by a friend of the mediator and introduced to the supervisor who appointed her. she then turned around and appointed her friend to the so-called community process and it went downhill from there. thank you. >> thank you. any other members of the public wish to speak in general public comment? seeing none. public comment is closed. madam clerk can you move to the adoption calendar. >> the next items are considered without committee reference and enacted on a single call and if a member wants to sef veran item it can be separately. >> anybody want to sef veran item? >> roll call. >> (roll call). there are ten aye's. >> the resolutions are adopted. colleagues we have our 330 special order which i hope to start at 330 and other than
SFGTV2
Oct 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
underserved communities. for example, 35% of our borrowers are hispanic or latino. 22% african-american. 60% free mail, and 30% immigrant. -- 60% female. types of businesses -- we will make loans as small as $500 and as large as $100,000. they can range from home-based very small businesses like child care, people selling in the flea market, on up to janitorial, landscaping, restaurants, dry cleaners, and in some cases, small manufacturers. we sometimes bridges of it in even larger transactions if we think there's community benefits, we might wind collectively with the city's working solutions fund or with another lender. so far, -- and we work throughout the bay area. we work in four bay area counties, said francisco obviously being one of the importance, but also said the clara, san mateo, alameda. we have laid out over $15 million to bay area businesses with a medium loan size of about $7,000 -- median loan size of about $7,000. who do we work with? principally, we want to work with businesses that have at least one year of sales history. we will look at start of businesses in the case w
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
conversations among students and that the african-american kids and latino kids who get these preferences are going to say something to the white kids and the asian kids that is -- just as overwhelming compelling educational benefits for them. that is what the university of texas is arguing. that is the exception to the principle of nondiscrimination that the supreme court has recognized. i think that is ridiculous. and indeed, the reason the court buys this is because there are social scientists out there who say it is true, it really happens. increasingly these educational benefits which made only marginal improvement to education are disputed. it is increasingly disputed that there are educational benefits but it is also important for the court to bear in mind and the court's jurisprudence -- even if there are educational benefits, they have got to be weighed against the costs that are inherent in engaging in this discrimination. something is compelling, you got to consider the inherent liabilities in racial discrimination that it involved too, right? what are the costs of racial discr
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 3:00pm PDT
, mitt, that will serve as president and he has been unfriendly to hispanics and latinos and women in this state are pro choice and want to make their own health care decisions. the republican party has said to women, we know what is best and we don't want you to make your own decisions and that is why president obama will carry colorado. >>chris: now, the economy, which everyone agrees is the number one concern for voters, senator johnson, in wisconsin, let me put up some numbers. the unemployment rate is now nationally down to 7.8 percent and g.d.p. growth in the third quarter rose from 1.3 percent in the second quarter to 2.0 but, still, it is a weak recovery, but, are the president's policies starting to turn things around? >>guest: no, we have had a meager recovery, and it has been tepid and all you can say as far as the g.d.p., it is less bad news. after the wisconsin debate, wisconsin saw governor romney is a man of integrity and intelligence, a man with a plan, unlike president obama who has no proposals to save social security or medicare or unlike the democrats in the sen
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
nicolle, it's going to be about ohio, the auto bailout. >> or miscounting latino voters. or just the science of polling. >> or the number of times i have refused to pick up my phone when i can see it's research firm. but nonetheless, i think a nightmare frankly, maybe we can all agree on this, there are some electoral college/popular vote difference. >> one scenario is that it just doesn't come down to one state, like ohio, is that you got four, five states and each one of those five is in that circumstance and we're in total confusion. >> we have december 31st coming up. >> you talk about ohio, they don't even count all of the absentee votes in ohio until november 16th. it will take longer than that for the provisional votes. you talked about polls. last time around, our abc news/washington posthad president obama's dead-on. 53%. now romney at 49%. talk about the possibility that romney wins the popular vote and loses the electoral. >> in 52 presidential elections the popular vote and the electoral have con insided john quincy adams. hayes in '76. bush over gore in 2000. that's
PBS
Oct 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. there was a swiss girl. there was an indian guy, vinay. it was he and a couple of others. >> my roommate was latino. i mean, it was awesome. it was a cultural soup that really tasted good for everyone, you know, and he was in the center of it. >> narrator: eventually, he took an important step. >> i asked, you know, "barry obama. what kind of name is that for a brother? you know, where are you from exactly?" and he said, "well, i'm from hawaii, but my father was kenyan. and his name was barack obama. and i go by barry so that i don't have to explain my name all the time, and go into a long explanation of myself." and so i said, "well, if your name is barack obama, i'm going to call you barack obama because i like that name. >> narrator: in the school's literary magazine, barry now identified himself as barack obama. >> i think the word "barack" is absolutely essential to that identity of being, "i am a man. i am a man with a future. i need to be prepared for whatever that is going to be. i don't know the answers yet. but i sure as heck know i won't get there if i hang out and take things for grante
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 11:00am PDT
and latinos and women in this state are prochoice and want to make their own healthcare decisions and the republican party said to women we know what is best for you and we don't want you to make your own decisions. >> chris: you gave us a lot to chew on. let's start with the economy which i think everyone agrees is still the number one concern for voters. senator johnson, in wisconsin, the unemployment rate is now nationally down to 7.8%. gdp growth in the third quarter rose from 1.3 about percent in the second quarter to 2.0. it is still a weak recovery, senator. but aren't the president's policies starting to turn things around? >> we have had an incredibly diapid just armiger recovery and the fact that gdp rose 2% all you can say about that is it is less bad news. what happened in wisconsin is after the first debate the very false caricature that president obama spent hundreds of millions of dollars portraying governor romney was utter early shattered. when wisconsinites saw he was a man of integrity and intelligence and had a plan unlike president obama who has no proposals t
NBC
Oct 28, 2012 8:00am PDT
the demographic issue. the fight for women voters, the fight for latino voters, how much that's going to impact. >>> plus, what are we going to see from either a romney administration or an obama second term? we'll get into that right after this break. when you take a closer look... ...at the best schools in the world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. governor of getting it done. you know how to dance... with a deadline. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. this is awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is, business pro. yes, it is. go national. go like a pro. yes, it is. i'i invest in what i know.r. i turned 65 last week. i'm getting married. p
MSNBC
Oct 28, 2012 11:00am PDT
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FOX
Oct 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
been unfriendly to hispanics and latinos and women want to make their own health care decisions and the republican party has in effect said to women, we know what is best for you and don't want you to make your own discussions and those are reegsreegs reasons the president will carry codo. >> chris: you gave us a lot 0 chew on, let's start with the economy which everyone agrees is the number one concern for voters. senator johnson in wisconsin, let me put up numbers, the unemployment rate is nationally 7.8% and gdp growth in the third quarter rose from 1.3% in the second quarter to 2.0 and it is still a weak recovery but aren't the president's policies starting to turn things around? >> no, we have had incredibly tepid, meager recovery, and the fact that gdp rose 2%, all you can say is it is less bad news and what happened here in wisconsin, after the first debate, the very false character president obama spent hundreds of millions of dollars portraying governor romney was shattered and when wisconsin saw it, he was a man with integrity and intelligence and had a plan unlike pre
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 4:05pm EDT
's see the online question. with growing latino vote, would you support comprehensive immigration reform and dream act. congressman dold your reaction to that. >> i will say in your nation, we generally try to judge someone on what they've done. what i said, i do think that the dream act is a step in the right direction. we do need to provide students and young people here that really known no other country beside their own. opportunity to serve our country and be able to go to school. we need to provide them that opportunity. i do think comprehensive immigration reform is something that we have to do. i would break it upped as a opposed to one giant bill as getting through and passing. >> brad schneider reaction to that. >> we do need comprehensive immigration reform, unfortunately the republican party blocked over and over again. it was george bush that put together a comprehensive immigration bill that the republican party wouldn't consider. we people are who contributing to our community and working hard. we need to provide them a pass to citizenship. we need to make sure our borde
CBS
Oct 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
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FOX
Oct 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
be the growing much number of latinos who make up the voters. >> they are tough when it comes to border security. >> the of daughter. marco reason yo is recovering following an accident. he was notified about an accident yesterday while at a rally with the presidential candidate mitt romney. the family friend said she was a passenger in a golf cart that was involved in a crash in a private gated community. she was airlifted to the hospital with a head injury. >> she is doing better. she is talking. and the whole family is next to her. >> doctors say it appeared she suffered a concussion. she could be released from the hospital today. >> vice-president joe boyd depp and president and mitt romney gave the family a call expressing condolences. >>> they have been shooting at cars and injured a fan on the way to the world series. he was traveling from grand rapids to detroit to watch game three of the world series. the bullet went right through his car door. at least 24 similar shootings have been reported since october 16th. this is the first victim to be injured. >>> they gathered to say good-bye t
MSNBC
Oct 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
a coalition of white union members with african-americans and latinos that did not go home after that ballot initiative. they are still mobilized and organized. so those two things, the fact that it's an auto state and the attack owe 9 labor movement last year is working to the president's favor right now. and the other thing is michigan is not even in play. this is the son of the governor of michigan is not in play. >> massachusetts is not in play either. and he was in fact the governor of massachusetts. we're running long here, but i just want to ask you specifically about this question of cars because we're talking about the importance of it in the issue of ohio, but american cars are a symbolic issue. isn't this play beyond ohio? >> it plays everywhere, but it's part of the slight economic comeback that's happening in ohio. that's why the president is doing so well. and i think mitt romney is going to get so desperate in ohio, i think he'll put on an ohio state jersey. it's just a matter of time. i can see him ripping up a wolverine jersey and putting on osu. >> we'll stay on this topic
MSNBC
Oct 28, 2012 9:00am PDT
relations, i think you will see democrats across the board will be disappointed. a lot of black and latino folk happen to vote democratic if their candidate happens to lose, which i don't think will happen. if if president obama does lose, they will be disappointed. and disappointment based on the political party piece and the loss of a presidential election. >> okay. senator lincoln, admiral sestak, i want to ask both of you. in terms of what you saw in the halls of congress, what can be done by those in power to keep things moving forward? to help get past this spirit of partisanship that has stalled everything so dramatically? senator lincoln, to you first. >> first of all, i think they have to certainly reassure one another, it's not the individual battles they are fighting, but the war we have to win, and the war is fought by us all as americans, whether it's the economy, education, health care, or anything else. they also need to spend more time together, and that doesn't mean being in session longer, they are already in session way too much, but it's spending time together, so that
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, it being a midterm year, a lot of latino voters stayed home, and there was a big tea party movements in the corpus area, and he won after a runoff by about 800 or 900 votes. >> cb solomon of -- solomon ortiz senior. >> that's exactly right. yes. but he arrived because first he was inexperienced in the ways of governance or politics at large. he arrives three and half weeks after everybody else did because of the recount, and so i followed a lot of these congressman around to get a sense of the irrational experience, and his was one of the kind of citizen politicians to try as you might can never quite catch up. always just sort of, you know, holding on to the medicine ball for dear life and never kind of getting a top of it. he was -- i mean, he told me he had this recurring nightmare that he was alone in his office and there was no furniture and only a phone that rang and rang and rang and he was never able to get it. he told a group of business lobbyists. you know you have that anxiety. dreams are really big. you know, that anxiety dream of going to school and looking down and not
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